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Thin in beard and thick in purse

DMI number:
34847
Poem Aliases
Shakespeare. Epitaph on Tom a Combe.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
Apocryphal attribution.
First Line:
Thin in beard and thick in purse
Last Line:
The devil and he had both one nurse
Poem Genre / Form:
Mock epitaph and Quatrain abab
Themes:
Death
Related People
Author:
William Shakespeare
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Epitaph on Tom a Combe.
Content/Publication
Title:
A new select collection of epitaphs [vol 2] [T136904] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.2
Poem Title:
For Tom A Combe, alias Thin Beard, Brother to John a Combe
Attribution:
said also to have been written by Shakespear.
Attributed To:
William Shakespeare